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  1. B5 Garage
    i now have 187k miles doin my timing belt (which still looks new)---i noticed when moving the tensioner for the timing belt, it seemed as it was extra effort to move and then when it moved, the Timing Belt Dampener stayed commpressed by itself and then sloooowly uncompressed! is this normal?
  2. B5 Garage
    Does anybody in the Hampton Roads Area have a V6 Cam Locking tool kit and VAG Cam Chain Tensioner Locking Tool?
  3. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Yeah, yeah I know......."Search" well I did and all the threads are older than Justin Bieber! Anyone know where I can get a TB kit (Reasonably priced) for a 2000 Passat 1.8 t 5 spd? Yeah and how do I tell if I'm ATW, AEB, A&W.......... AT&T?
  4. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Dear All, I haven't had much experience with shops in Minneapolis except for the Luther VW dealer (and that was a good experience). But, it would be interesting to check out other high quality shops that charge less. I am hearing some more clanking/rattling noises up front, and having taken...
  5. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Thought my CCT went out and might be due to oil pressure issues. 03 with AWM 1.8/ All set to dive into the Cam chain tensioner but one last check. Put the car in the service position and removed the timing belt cover. Clattering sounded like a chain dragging on the valve cover but seemed to come...
  6. WTB/WTT Section
    I am looking for a set of timing belt covers for a 2.8 v6 motor. I need all the pieces upper and lower. Thank ed regalia [email protected]
  7. B6 Garage
    Hi everybody ! Just curious I'm looking into doing the timing blet maintenance and was wondering if it is necessary to replace the Cam and Crank seals even if they are not leaking? Does everyone does this just as a percaution? If so, how much extra work is it while I'm already in there?? Thnx ...
  8. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Is there anyone in the new jersey area that can help me and a friend change my timing belt on my b5 wagon 1.8t.. i can spare like a 100 bucks or so if helped.. Pm me... I cant take another day without deiving my b5..
  9. Parts For Sale
    I got this kit a few months ago but decided against changing the belt because i was told i had a few more years left on the original. all of the parts are unopened and new. i paid $200 I will sell it for $150 shipped The kit includes the following brand new items: 058109119C Continental...
  10. B5 Garage
    Hi there, I own a 1999 Passat 1.9 TDI. Engine code AFN. My serpentine belt tensioner is faulty, and needs to be replaced as soon as possible. I got my new tensioner in the mail today, but cant understand how to replace it. Have tried to search the forum, but only found info about the 3BG...
  11. B5 Garage
    The clutch on the A/C on my 2000 B5 V6 gave up the ghost a couple of years ago, and now the pulley bearings sound like they're going to give up too. I don't want to replace the clutch or the compressor, and would like to bypass the A/C pulley entirely with a shorter serpentine belt. Has anyone...
  12. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    So my 2000 ATW engine dies a swift death... My son had the car towed home telling me that the alternator died... OBD codes gave the cam shaft sensor and a MAF code.. The tell all was the starter engaging and just spinning. I started the tear down and when I got the upper timing belt cover off...
  13. New Member Introductions
    Can anyone give me any feedback on the cost $$ to have timing belt and water pump change on a 2002 passat 2.8l? I have 90k org. miles on my car and I drive about 65 miles everyday to work, not wanting to end up on the side of the road looking crazy:crazy:.
  14. B5 Garage
    My timing belt went and I am in the middle of a rebuild. Has anyone talked about de-burring the the marks on the top of the pistons where the valves hit? It looks like all of them hit on mine. All the exhausts and the middle intakes are the worst but I believe the out intakes toched lightly...
  15. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    middle of a timing belt job - pulled the tab on the piston (AWM motor - - ecs kit.) noticed that the bolt was moving. I turning to tighten it and it just turns and turns with about 1 foot pound of pressure in both directions. I removed the piston assemble to try to relieve pressure but the...
  16. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    hi - just got a $1200 estimate to change the timing belt, water pump, tensioners, seals and drive belts on my '04 v6... good deal?
  17. B5 Garage
    Hello! :hatoff: I am trying to get a new timing belt kit for my parents passat 1.8t (APU) year 2000 Does anyone know if the timing belts for: AEB, ATW, ATB and AUG is the same for APU? I have been looking for information on this engine it says "AEB/APU" on some info sites I checked, APU is...
  18. B5 Garage
    Hello, I purchased a used 2002 GLX Wagon with 160,000 miles from a dealer. They had bought it at an auction so there is no connection to the previous owners. Is there any way to tell if the timing belt has been changed? I know it was supposed to be done around 105,000 but would feel a whole...
  19. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Beck/Arnley timeing belt kit good? ADvanced auto has it for $180
  20. Volkswagen Passat B5 Discussion
    Hi guys, I've been looking for the Seat Belt Buttons, I don't really know how to explain exactly.. The people at the Auto Zones had a hard time understanding me.. :/ You know how the seat belt has this little small buttons, grey in color usually, that hold the belt buckle from going all the way...
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